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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 08/2021

    New Gaelic Artist Residency with Tobar an Dualchais

    Gaelic artist Mairi Gillies has begun an arts residency with Tobar an Dualchais (TAD) to explore and create work relating to the oral heritage recordings available on their website. This is the second year that TAD has partnered with the Skye and Lochalsh-based arts organisation, ATLAS Arts to offer this...

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  • 07/2021

    SMO Alumni unveiled as the presenters of SpeakGaelic

    SMO Alumni, BBC presenters and social media stars, Joy Dunlop and Calum Maclean are to lead SpeakGaelic, a new language learning initiative aiming to transform take up of the language. SpeakGaelic’s exciting and ambitious new Gaelic learning resources will provide a comprehensive framework for Gaelic language learning across TV, iPlayer,...

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  • 06/2021

    Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches Launches New Website

    The national cultural resource, Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches (TAD) has launched a new website which aims to enhance user engagement and ensure sustainable access to its content. The original website was launched in 2010 and featured songs, stories, customs, traditions and beliefs in Gaelic, Scots and English. An exclusive first...

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  • 06/2021

    Professor Kenneth Mackinnon

    We pay tribute to Professor Kenneth MacKinnon who passed away recently. Professor MacKinnon, a true scholar and expert in Gaelic research, was a strong supporter of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig over the years and a good friend of the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Library. He was involved in Gaelic research since the...

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  • 05/2021

    Gaelic collaborative project reaches new milestone

    Faclair na Gàidhlig and Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches (TAD) have completed the second phase of their collaborative project, resulting in a substantial amount of oral material being added to Faclair na Gàidhlig’s corpus. In this phase, research continued on the priority items selected from over 1,200 items sourced from...

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  • 03/2021

    Gaelic Community Officers Network

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig is pleased that the delivery of a professional support network for Gaelic community officers is about to start.  It will be delivered by a partnership of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, University of Aberdeen and Comunn na Gàidhlig. There is a growing number of third sector organisations which employ...

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  • 03/2021

    New Writers Award

    This page is currrently only available in Gàidhlig....

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  • 02/2021

    Ambitious New Project to Support Gaelic Learning

    A new, wide-ranging, multi-faceted learning brand has been announced, offering the most comprehensive approach to learning Scottish Gaelic in a generation.  SpeakGaelic will launch from September 2021 with a course, a dedicated on-demand learning website and complementary programming across BBC ALBA platforms, including BBC ALBA YouTube, ensuring international availability. This...

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  • 01/2021

    WE ARE OPEN, AND WORKING ON-LINE!

    WE ARE OPEN, AND WORKING ON-LINE!   SMO’s campus is currently closed due to Scottish Government Covid-19 restrictions.  We expect the campus to remain closed throughout January and likely most of February.  However we are very much still open and working: all our courses, learning, projects and research are still...

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  • 12/2020

    Landmark Anniversary for Heritage Website

    Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches (TAD) is celebrating ten years this week since the launch of its oral heritage website. There were 10,000 recordings available on the site when it was officially launched in Edinburgh on 8 December 2010 and this number has now risen to almost 50, 000. In...

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